Tag Archives: Capito Riots

J6 Rioter Gets 57 Months For Beating Cop With Baton

From the Justice Department: A Florida man was sentenced today for a felony charge for his actions during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the 2020 presidential election. Mason Joel Courson, …

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House Gallery To Reopen For First Time Post-COVID

Roll Call reports: After nearly three years of pandemic- and insurrection-related security restrictions, tourists next week will be allowed into the House gallery, and unescorted visitors on official business will be able to enter House office buildings. The changes will take place as Republicans, some of whom have vocally fought against COVID-19 restrictions, are sworn into a majority of House …

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Florida Leads Nation In Capitol Insurrection Arrests

Florida Politics reports: Florida is tied with Texas for the most individuals facing charges stemming from Jan. 6, with 47 arrests in each state out of the 484 total nationwide. And Florida leads all states in arrests of individuals associated with two far-right groups, the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys, that were active in breaching the Capitol. More than 40% …

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